Chicago Police DepartmentUniform and Property U06-02-06
Footwear - Duty Boot
Issue Date:10 July 2013Effective Date:10 July 2013
Rescinds:U9161.618
Index Category:Uniform and Equipment Specifications
I.Footwear - Duty Boot
  • A.DESIGN:
    Field use high-gloss or semi-gloss boot with a smooth finish, center lacing, and a plain military round toe. Sole and heel will be non-contrasting. Solid black in color by the manufacturer, including all portions of the upper, toe, heel, outsole, tongue, laces, eyelets, stitching, and any manufacturer's logos.
  • B.MATERIAL:
    • 1.Boot Upper: Leather, synthetic leather, cordura, or a combination of these materials.
    • 2.Outsole: Rubber or carbon rubber.
  • C.COLOR:
    Black
  • D.CONSTRUCTION:
    • 1.Height: Above the ankle. Maximum 15 inches.
    • 2.Toe: Plain toe.
    • 3.Eyelets: Any reinforced eyelet or exposed hardware must be black in color.
    • 4.Laces: Black leather, cloth, or synthetic blend.
    • 5.Sole: Black. Plain, ripple, and athletic type. Maximum height 1 inch.
    • 6.Heel: Black. Maximum height 1 ½ inches.
    • 7.Finish: High-gloss or semi-gloss black.
    • 8.Zipper: Integrated zipper in laces or inner side of boot permitted.
Garry F. McCarthy
Superintendent of Police
JAB